Vera Zvonareva withdraws
NEW YORK -- Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Open because of a viral illness.
The 16th-ranked Russian lost in the final at Flushing Meadows in 2010 to Kim Clijsters. She retired in her third-round match against Clijsters at Wimbledon this year because of illness, then was routed 6-1, 6-0 by Serena Williams in the round of 16 at the Olympics.
This will be the second major tournament missed this year by Zvonareva. She pulled out of the ...
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